Keith Flett looks back 50 years to one of the turning points of the Vietnam war
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The MoD has a vested interest in exaggerating threats in order to persuade the UK government, MPs, and the public to give it extra money
He talked about North Korea the way George W. Bush talked about Iraq
Those who were against the wars in Iraq, Libya and Syria are often derided. But, as recent history shows, there have been grave consequences
Over 2,900 Palestinians have been injured since Trump's announcement on Jerusalem in December
Dr. Phillip Webber: We need to get rid of nuclear weapons before they get rid of us
UK involvement with the brutal bombing of Yemen in favour of the deeply repressive Saudi dictatorship exposes British foreign policy
Patrick Cockburn: The Turkish attack makes the complicated political and military chess game in Syria even more complicated than before
Andrew Smith: If the cancellation of the Trump visit tells us anything, it’s that campaigning works
What unfolded in Hawaii must have been all the more terrifying because the idea that America is ‘under attack’ is stock-in-trade for the extremists occupying the West Wing
Air Marshall Bagwell also called into question the accuracy of battle damage assessments, noting that “you can’t see through rubble.”
Thornberry’s comments on Israel are a cause for concern for those who want to see an anti-imperialist foreign policy, says Ian Sinclair
Under Donald Trump, the experiment continues pretty much as it did under Obama
The US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem opens the door for increasing ethnic cleansing of the city’s Palestinian population, writes Ramzy Baroud
Paul Rogers: Iraq's depleted military and urban wreckage plant the seeds of an ISIS revival
Ramzy Baroud: The old colonial ‘Scramble for Africa’ is being reinvented by global powers that fully fathom the extent of the untapped economic largesse of the continent
Trump’s decision seems oblivious to the fragility of coexistence in the city
It may play well in the Mail or Express but advocating murder will only increase instability says Lindsey German
From Washington to Cairo, military aggression and "keeping the lid on" are proving deadly. And they will never work.
An Israeli Dream Might Come True If Trump Declares Jerusalem the Capital – but So Will an Arab Nightmare
Robert Fisk: Aren’t there enough wars in the Middle East to keep even the crazed White House busy?
After yet another disastrous intervention into UK politics over the NHS protest John Rees asks what will be the effect of the Trump visit?
George W Bush's post-9/11 address launched sixteen years of war. Donald Trump's sequel promises many more.
Moazzam Begg: Trump has suggested that new prisoners from Syria and Iraq may be sent to Guantanamo. If that happens, the clock will be set back 16 years
US forces are active in 40% of the world's countries – and their presence comes with striking repercussions
Between August and December 2017 there were 2,000 airstrikes which is nearly as many as 2015 and 2016 combined
Lack of transparency over looser rules of engagement is hallmark of administration, writes Julian Borger
We have a generational opportunity to change Britain's foreign policy which is why we're launching our nationwide tour this week
Joint statement to oppose Turkey’s attack on Afrin
Ian Sinclair shines a light on the US and British governments’ selective concern for human rights
Chris Nineham: One cancelled date is a disappointment, two and the relationship is thrown into question
There is a wide bipartisan majority that seeks an American foreign policy of realism and restraint
The estimated number of alleged civilian deaths as a result of US-led military operations in Iraq and Syria last year was between 11,000-18,000
Chris Cole: With the Iraqi and Syrian declaration of victory over ISIS, the UK should bring its armed drones home
A besieged and starved population has been pushed to the brink of famine. The UK, US and France need to re-evaluate their relationship with Saudi Arabia.
More than 16 years after the 'liberation' of Afghanistan, the war on terror remains a remarkably global phenomenon
Global defence spending rose to 1.69$ trillion in 2016 with the United States at the top of the list
Under aerial bombing and with Europe closing its borders, there is simply nowhere for Afghani's to go
Phyllis Bennis: U.S. violations of international law regarding Israel is an old story. Trump's deliberate provocation is not.
To understand why the move is so contentious, we need to review the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict says Shabbir Lakha
There's No Such Thing as Precise Air Strikes in Modern Warfare – Just Look at the Civilian Casualties in Iraq and Syria
Patrick Cockburn: Governments pretend that air wars today are very different from Vietnam half a century ago. They're not.